Please Note: During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin [PDF 79KB].
Boulder Creek Provincial Park
About This ParkBoulder Creek Provincial Park is a small parcel of old growth hemlock forest located approximately 41 km north of Smithers.
Although the park has limited access, it is an access route for hikers, ATVs, and mountain bikers to the upper part of the valley, such as Brian Boru and Tiltusha Peaks.
Established Date: June 29, 1999
Park Size: 53 hectares
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Nature and Culture
- History: Boulder Creek became a Provincial Park in the year 1999.
- Cultural Heritage: Within the traditional territory of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation.
- Conservation: The park protects a small parcel of mostly old growth hemlock and a small amount of balsam fir, spruce and pine with a rich mossy undergrowth indicative of an old growth forest. The stand age class is approximately 250+ years. The Ministry of Sustainable Resources designated the Boulder Creek Valley as a Forest Ecosystems Network to protect its natural values and provide wildlife habitat.
- Wildlife (specific to this park or area): Moose and coyote are known to frequent the area.
Management PlanningManagement Planning Information
- The approved Boulder Creek Provincial Park Management Direction Statement [PDF 453.8KB] is available online in pdf format.
Activities Available at this Park
Cycling is permitted. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
There are no developed trails at this park. Visitors should be prepared and experienced with the wilderness.
Horseback riding is permitted.
The park is open to hunting. All hunters to the area should refer to the current BC Hunting and Trapping Regulation synopsis for more information.
Pets on Leash
Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.